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stinky breath after tonsillectomy
A 49-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hard to say...: Bad breath has so many causes, i can't tell you how long yours will last. It may be from the tonsillectomy, in which case you will lose the halitosis ... Read More
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
4: Up to 4 weeks. Try gargling with salt water. Take vit c, no spicy food. No hot food. Cold is good in the beginning.
47 years experience Periodontics
7-10 days: The bad breath will last until you are able to begin cleaning your mouth again. Also, the surgical site of the tonsillectomy will have to heal enough ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Dentistry
Depends: At what percentage did your tonsils contribute to your halitosis, I don't know. I would ask you to see your dentist for a checkup. Make sure you are c ... Read More
36 years experience Pain Management
2-3 weeks: Sometimes the poet surgery fluid could not be drained away, it could lead to bad breath after a procedure. The bad breath should stop after the tonsil ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
48 years experience Dentistry
Soon: Bad breath is effect of a cause. There are several causes of bad breath. Sulpher compounds generated from decomposed food particles in and aroubd teet ... Read More
21 years experience Dentistry
As soon as healed: Tonsillectomy is done when tonsils are enlarged and cause obstruction and infection in the throat. Often times enlarged tonsils cause bad breath too. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Dentistry
Hygiene: No matter after a tonsillectomy it's important to maintain proper oral hygiene. If there other instructions the doctors will let you know.
A 34-year-old male asked:
51 years experience Orthodontics
A few days: A few days to a week and you'll be feeling much better.
With your surgeon's permission, try Peridex mouthwash to make your mouth more clean and fresh.
A 4-year-old female asked:
58 years experience Pediatrics
Coated tongue: Coated tongue may be due to debris ndbcteri ccumulating on your tongue after surgery.Dehydration may add to the oroblem.
A 20-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
2 treatments: there are 2 main schools of thoughts of treatments. Conservative treatment; salt water gargles, extraction of stones manually, and treatment of infect ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Dentistry
Decrease bacteria level: If the bad breath is coming from plaque buildup and bacteria buildup you need to use a tongue scraper and brush and floss your teeth to keep the bact ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bad breath tonsils: Wait a few more days. Brush your teeth and your tongue.
A female asked:
Morning breath: Morning halitosis occurs because saliva production is reduced while we sleep, leading bacteria in the mouth to produce sulfuric compounds that build u ... Read More
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